Student & Alumni Features

Graduates on Brooks Walk

Alumna’s Gift to Internship Fund Helps Students Along Path from College to Career

Interning at a Washington, D.C. think tank gave Aurley Morris ’15 a vivid snapshot of life as a young professional just before her senior year at Allegheny College. Bolstered by that experience, the political science major transitioned seamlessly into a full-time position at a major consulting firm after graduation. Just a year and a half […] Read More

Heather Bosau

Allegheny College Senior Heather Bosau Awarded Pennsylvania House Legislative Fellowship

Allegheny College senior Heather Bosau, of Mentor, Ohio, has been awarded a Pennsylvania House Legislative Fellowship for 13 weeks beginning in late January 2017. Allegheny students have been selected for three consecutive years for the highly competitive fellowship program, which puts students in the offices of committee chairmen or other leaders in the Pennsylvania House […] Read More

Tori Rollin and Matthew Kim

Allegheny Students Answer the Call as Emergency Medical Technicians

Like other Allegheny College students, Victoria “Tori” Rollin and Matthew Kim strive to find the right balance between schoolwork and their outside involvements. But their extracurricular activities go well beyond what many students take on: Rollin and Kim volunteer to be on call 24/7 for the Vernon Township Fire Department as EMTs, or emergency medical […] Read More


Student Sings to Help Save Lives

Brett Trottier ’19 has been playing his guitar and singing in the lobby of the Allegheny College Campus Center since he returned from Thanksgiving break. The most recent evidence: groups of students taken to occasionally filming, mostly staring, and enthusiastically applauding. Trottier is a member of the Philanthropic Committee of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity, […] Read More


Rigorous Academics Inspire a Career in Physics

When he enrolled at Allegheny, Colby Mangini ’04 thought he’d probably major in international studies. He had studied Spanish in high school, and international business and economics sounded interesting. He wanted a college degree but wasn’t exactly passionate about academics. “I wasn’t challenged that much in high school and could get by doing the bare […] Read More

Allegheny Equestrian Team

Equestrians Share a Love of Horses—and Camaraderie

Allegheny College junior Callie Garlick has loved horses for as long as she can remember. “I begged my mom to let me take riding lessons at a young age, and the obsession has only grown from there,” says Garlick, president of Allegheny’s Equestrian Club. “I got involved with the club because I knew that I […] Read More


Millington: U.S.-Cuba Relationship Boosts Interest in Study Abroad

Look no further than study abroad programs to see the effect the normalization of U.S.-Cuban relations has had on students and higher education. “It’s almost like the gold rush of 1849,” said Tom Millington ’92, who works in Havana with American exchange students as a resident director with Spanish Studies Abroad — The Center for […] Read More


Allegheny Students, Community Partner to Make a Difference

More than 320 Allegheny students — more than 15 percent of the student body — joined with community volunteers Saturday to take part in Meadville’s 23rd annual Make a Difference Day. Groups worked on about 100 projects ranging from roof and door repair to tree planting. “Allegheny is a community, doing service alongside others in the […] Read More


Service Saturday Volunteers Take a Trip to Mystic Mountain

There’s nothing more refreshing than the smell of fresh raspberries on a crisp, sunny, early-fall morning on a farm, except maybe eating those raspberries later in the day after a morning of hard work clearing brush and picking fruit. That’s exactly what eight Allegheny College students did on September 24 during a Service Saturday to help refresh the […] Read More

Students enjoying local food

Students Savor Bounty of DeHart Local Foods Dinner, Farmers’ Market

Caitlin Waddington ’18 came to the DeHart Local Foods Dinner and farmers’ market on Sept. 21 with one thing on her mind — maple candy. Ivy Ryan ’19 came for the atmosphere. “I heard the music and had to go check it out,” Ryan said. Molly Martin ’19 left with a dozen flowers grasped in […] Read More